About Us

Our popular One Day Gloucestershire Gastrointestinal Pathology Course ran for 17 years. The Lead Organiser was Professor Neil A Shepherd and our faculty consisted of:

Dr Adrian C Bateman, Southampton
Professor Marco R Novelli, London
Professor Neil A Shepherd, Gloucester & Cheltenham
Professor Geraint T Williams, Cardiff 
Dr Newton A C S Wong, Bristol

The programme for the 5 October 2018 Course was:

08.30 Registration and coffee

08.55 Welcome and introduction
Professor Neil Shepherd

The Bryan Warren lectures: ‘Current issues in reporting inflammatory bowel

09.00 How I report IBD biopsies
Dr Adrian Bateman

09.35 How I report IBD resections
Professor Neil Shepherd

10.10 Current issues in IBD neoplasia
Dr Newton Wong

10.45 Coffee

11.15 The differential diagnosis of spindle cell tumours of the gut
Professor Marco Novelli

11.50 Update on BCSP and colorectal cancer pathology
Dr Adrian Bateman & Professor Neil Shepherd

12.30 SPECIAL LECTURE: 'Farewell, Dukes’
Professor Geraint Williams

13.05 Lunch

14.10 GUEST LECTURE: The current and future management of upper GI cancer
Professor D Alderson, PRCS

14.55 Case discussion and Questions & Answers session
Chair: Professor Neil Shepherd

15.30 Tea

16.00 The Gloucestershire GI Pathology Quiz
Chair: Professor Neil Shepherd

Participants: Dr Adrian Bateman, Professor Marco Novelli, Professor Neil Shepherd, Professor Geraint Williams and Dr Newton Wong

17.45 Closing comments and feedback

Administration of the course is handled by Mrs Vivien Garland. Please e-mail her at vivien.garland@nhs.net if you have any enquiries.